Course Descriptions

HS 475A — Quality and Performance Measurement in Healthcare

Yields half-course credit.

A conceptual and analytic framework of the field of quality of health care, which includes quality improvement and performance measurement; understanding of the contemporary research and policy initiatives that relate to quality of health care; and insights into the ways that quality relates to issues of provider payment, organization of health care facilities, and costs and access to health care. By the end of the module, students should have an understanding of the centrality of quality of care issues in contemporary health services research, health care policy, and management of health care organizations. Offered as part of the Heller Executive MBA for Physicians.